Hospitality

Hospitality

by Kirsten Hall
     
 

From hotel manager to bellhop, restaurant manager to dishwasher, the hospitality industry employs millions of people in a variety of professions. Hospitality looks at the full scope of hospitality careers, including those in lodging, restaurants, and gaming, explaining how these businesses work, what opportunities they provide, and what it takes to

Overview

From hotel manager to bellhop, restaurant manager to dishwasher, the hospitality industry employs millions of people in a variety of professions. Hospitality looks at the full scope of hospitality careers, including those in lodging, restaurants, and gaming, explaining how these businesses work, what opportunities they provide, and what it takes to succeed.

Written from an insider's perspective, each Career Launcher book explains the ins and outs that professionals must know in order to succeed. With details on the history, practices, standards, jargon, and emerging trends of each industry, these handly guides are perfect for anyone looking to jumpstart his or her career. Each volume covers

A capsule history of the industry from its earliest roots to the present

A snapshot of employment, wages, and emerging trends, as well as key events, leaders, and other industry forces

A no-nonsense look at the industry's key jobs

Advice for establishing a positive, professional reputation; producing high-quality work; and planning your career path

An in-depth glossary of industry jargon

Directories of key publications, Web sites, schools, training programs, and other resources to help manage your career

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816079711
Publisher:
Ferguson Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Series:
Career Launcher Series
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

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